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Dorothy Day

Dorothy DayBorn: 8-Nov-1897
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 29-Nov-1980
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cemetery of the Resurrection, Pleasant Plains, NY

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of the Catholic Worker movement

Became atheist and then later converted to Roman Catholicism.

Father: John Day (sportswriter)
Mother: Grace Satterlee Day
Boyfriend: Lionel Moise (newspaperman, she had an abortion)
Husband: Barkeley Tober (literary promoter)
Husband: Forster Batterham (common-law husband, biologist, anarchist, m. four years)
Daughter: Tamar Teresa Hennessey (b. 3-Mar-1927)

    University: Urbana College (dropout)

    Thomas Merton Award 1973
    National Women's Hall of Fame 2002
    Abortion
    Hunger Strike 1917
    Converted to Atheism
    Converted to Catholicism
    Civil Disobedience

Is the subject of books:
Dorothy Day: A Biography, 1982, BY: William Miller
Dorothy Day: A Radical Devotion, 1987, BY: Robert Coles
Love is the Measure: A Biograophy of Dorothy Day, 1994, BY: Jim Forest

Author of books:
The Eleventh Virgin (1924, novel)
House of Hospitality (1939)
The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of Dorothy Day (1952, memoir)
Loaves and Fishes (1963)



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